Taxonomy Archives: Alabama

September 14, 2017

EPA Grants Petition of Notorious Coal Ash Polluters

Chapel Hill, N.C.—Just before an October 18 deadline to make public the results of groundwater testing, the Trump administration’s EPA today sided with utilities notorious for their mishandling of tox...

August 24, 2017

Department of Energy’s Report Debunks Secretary Perry’s Claims but Continues to Push Coal

Washington, D.C.- The Southern Environmental Law Center released the following statement from Katie Ottenweller, Senior Attorney and leader of SELC’s Solar Initiative, in response to a report from the...

August 7, 2017

SELC Calls for Submissions for Phil Reed Environmental Writing Awards

Charlottesville, VA—The Southern Environmental Law Center is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. Nominations are welcome from anyone, including readers...

July 26, 2017

Trump Administration Launches Bid to Strip Protection from South’s Rivers, Lakes, and Streams

Washington, D.C.- The Southern Environmental Law Center released the following statement ahead of the Trump Administration’s expected move to formally repeal the 2015 Clean Water Rule

July 20, 2017

Leaked Draft of Department of Energy’s Power Report Finds Grid is More Reliable Than Ever, Debunking

June 29, 2017

Committee’s Vote to Delay Ozone Rules Jeopardizes Health, Stymies Years of Progress

Charlottesville, VA – A Congressional committee voted to delay tougher ozone standards

June 27, 2017

Trump Administration’s Proposed Repeal of Clean Water Rule Poses Significant Threat to Water Quality

Washington, D.C. - The Southern Environmental Law Center released the following statement regarding today’s announcement of the Trump administration’s proposal to repeal

June 20, 2017

Federal court rules SELC, partner can proceed with Oxford wastewater violations claims

June 20, 2017

Federal Court Rules Conservation Groups Can Proceed with Oxford Wastewater Violation Claims

Oxford, AL- A federal court has ruled that the Southern Environmental Law Center and Coosa Riverkeeper can proceed with claims against the Oxford Tull C. Allen Wastewater Treatment Plant.

May 22, 2017

White House Budget Poses Threat to Health & Safety of Southern Communities

Washington, D.C. – The White House released its proposed budget calling for deep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Interior, and critical infrastructure investments, threa...